Jul 11, 2020  
Undergraduate Catalog 2019-2020 
    
Undergraduate Catalog 2019-2020 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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NURS 301 - Medical Surgical Nursing I 6 hours


This course is designed to integrate knowledge and skills from previous nursing courses to develop a progressing knowledge base in medical surgical nursing across the lifespan. Fluid and electrolytes and acid/base concepts are introduced. Common medical surgical health deviations are reviewed with an emphasis on pathophysiology, health promotion and nursing interventions. Principles of communication, patient teaching, pharmacology, nutrition and culture/ethnic/socially diverse concepts are integrated with these topics to develop critical thinking skills in patient care.  Introduction to leadership and management theories are presented. Prerequisites: Admission to either the Associate or Bachelor Level Nursing program; NURS 300  (BSN and ASN). Additional lab fee for main campus day and Lake Ozarks offerings when applicable.



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